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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 475 events
from April 20, 2019 to December 25, 2019
in History (x) category

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr21

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Apr21

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Historic New York: Coney Island

at Parachute Jump (in )Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Between about 1880 and World War II, Coney Island was the largest amusement area in the United States. Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walking tour of this famous amusement park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Threads: Flax to Linen, Field to Fabric

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"Threads" examines the history of linen production from field to fabric. Visitors can examine the collection of antique tools of the trade: flax break, hackle, carder and spinning wheel.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr21

Queens Park of the Month: Kissena Park

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Queens Park of the Month series programs features some historical and natural highlights of some local favorite parks.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservancy staff and learn about the history of the Park’s statues and monuments and how the Conservancy cares for them.
Category: History

Monday, April 22, 2019

Apr22

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr22

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join the fun with the whole family! Enjoy our annual Easter egg hunt in the garden of the Lewis Latimer House Museum.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids

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